Infrared welding is a relatively new welding technique used for the many challenging materials and large part assembly with high strength and hermetic requirements. During the Infrared welding, both part halves are held rigidly in position near an infrared emitting platen to melt the joining surfaces. The platen is removed and the part halves driven together and allowed to re-solidify under pressure.
Forward has manufactured infrared systems since 2004 and hot plate welders (the platform for infrared welding) since 1965. Our experience has resulted in the design of equipment based on ultra-rigid construction and detailed melt control to ensure precise repeatability of part quality, year after year of production.
Vertical or horizontal platen configurations are available. From manually loaded and unloaded machines to semi and fully automated in-line systems, Forward offers the widest array of standard products designed to accommodate a most product sizes.